Carey mayoral succession questioned

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved a motion Monday to seek a third opinion on who should succeed former Mayor Steve Smalley, who died June 17. Some council members are questioning Bob Maison’s appointment as mayor. Maison, the village’s...

McComb grass clipping ordinance eyed

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — Cleaning up village streets and properties was on the agenda of McComb Council on Monday. An ordinance will be presented that, if enacted, will penalize those who sweep grass clippings and leaves into the streets, where they can clog...

Fostoria school board takes action on building project

By MORGAN MANNS for the courier FOSTORIA — Fostoria school board took baby steps Monday night toward moving the district forward with a building project for a new junior/senior high school and updates to the intermediate elementary school, by approving two resolutions. One...

Bicyclist injured on Main Street

A Findlay teenager was transported to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance after his bicycle was hit by a car around 4:15 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Front and Main streets, police reported. Jordan E. Sebastiano, 15, had road rash on his head and a possible...

Turnpike crash hurts local man

A Findlay man was injured in a chain-reaction accident on the Ohio Turnpike last Thursday that killed another man, according to the State Highway Patrol. The patrol said Larry Maxwell, 50, of Springfield, was eastbound on the turnpike in Fulton County at 8:51 p.m. Thursday when...

Work scheduled on Trenton Ave.

Construction work in front of Ralphie’s, 730 Trenton Ave., will result in some lane closures starting today, according to the city. Ralphie’s is repairing the sewer lateral line in front of the restaurant. As a result, Trenton Avenue traffic will be reduced to one...

Findlay woman murdered, husband arrested

A Findlay woman’s death is being investigated as a murder, Findlay police report. Juanita Almeida, 44, of Findlay, was found dead with a gunshot wound about 1:49 p.m. Saturday at 107 Stanford Parkway near Flag City Mini Storage buildings, police reported. Her estranged...

Planting ends, wheat harvest nears

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Corn planting is complete and soybean planting is nearly done in the region, reports Ed Lentz, Ohio State University Extension educator for agriculture and natural resources. While it is too early to predict yields, both crops have gotten a good start,...
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